Crime

RCMP save diabetic dog in the nick of time

RCMP save diabetic dog in the nick of time

Chester, B.C. - A missing 11-year-old tiny Pomeranian dog was already going into diabetic shock when two RCMP constables with Deas Island Traffic Services rescued him from suspicious circumstances, and returned him to his family just in time.

“Truly a miracle,” says Pam*, the delighted owner of the dog. “The odds were so stacked against this happy ending, had it not been for their diligence and excellent police work.”

Guilty plea in GF court over weapons charge

Guilty plea in GF court over weapons charge

A Kelowna man has been convicted in Grand Forks’ provincial court of smuggling and the possession of weapons without a license. Robert William Nicholson pled guilty to the charges on Feb. 18.

Nicholson was the subject of a weapons seizure last year on Nov. 21 when he tried to cross at the Cascade border crossing by Christina Lake. After a thorough examination, Nicholson was found with three stun guns, four canisters of pepper spray and several batons in his vehicle. He was arrested immediately and the weapons were seized.

Police appeal to public after break-and-enter costs local business thousands

Police appeal to public after break-and-enter costs local business thousands
Thieves have absconding with thousands of dollars of property from a local business, according to RCMP Cpl. Debbie Postnikoff.
 
"Sometime during the evening of Feb. 21 and the early morning hours of Feb. 24, a business located in the 100 block of Hughes Road was broken into," she said. "Investigation has revealed that the rear steel door was pried open. Suspects gained entry into the business and stole a truck that was parked outside the bay area.

Man goes on drug-induced vehicular assault rampage in Castlegar

Man goes on drug-induced vehicular assault rampage in Castlegar
Ed Note: The following is a press release issued by the Castlegar RCMP:
 
A 37-year-old Lillooet man is in police custody after an incident that occurred in downtown Castlegar in the early evening hours of Feb. 18. It is believed that the male was travelling through Castlegar on his way to Lillooet.
 
RCMP received several calls of someone in the neighbourhood driving a vehicle intentionally into cars that were parked in peoples' driveways.

Bizarre stabbing at airport Sunday morning

Bizarre stabbing at airport Sunday morning

A 28-year-old Castlegar man is facing a laundry list of charges after a bizarre incident at the airport yesterday morning, according to RCMP Sgt. Laurel Mathew.

RCMP give annual report -- numbers are down

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Grand Forks RCMP Staff Sgt. Jim Harrison was the first presenter at Tuesday’s committee of the whole meeting, Feb. 11. Harrison came before Grand Forks city council to give his annual report and brought the good news that crime is down in the Kootenay Boundary.

Volunteer to make Trail a safer place to live!

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We need citizens who take pride in their community and who want to help keep Trail and District a safe environment to work, raise a family and retire in.

All citizens have a role to play in protecting our community and these volunteer citizens act as extra eyes and ears  for the community and police while patrolling with a partner.

UPDATED: Woman in BASE jump YouTube video arrested, released

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The woman in the video of a man that BASE jumped from the Peak 2 Peak Gondola last week, and posted the video on the YouTube Wednesday, was questioned by RCMP and released.

The local resident who is originally from Ontario, was arrested Wednesday afternoon at her Whistler workplace.

RCMP said the woman has since been released on a promise to appear in court on April 2, in North Vancouver.

RCMP have recommended charges of obstruction and mischief over $5,000.

Alcohol related incidents keep NPD busy Family Day weekend

Alcohol related incidents keep NPD busy Family Day weekend

Nelson City Police were busy during the Family Day Holiday weekend dealing with a few alcohol related incidents, which led a some intoxicated people spending time in cells.

During the early Sunday morning hours with pubs winding down operations, dispatch received a call of several drunk patrons harassing a doorman at a local drinking establishment.

The call came in at 12:25 a.m. after the doorman determined the men were too intoxicated to enter.

When Nelson Police attended, all but one man — a 32-year-old Nelson student — had evaded the pub entrance.

SPCA seizes dogs from rural property near Clearwater

A white poodle is now in the care of SPCA after being seized near Clearwater. — Photo courtesy SPCA

BC SPCA seized 16 dogs – mostly standard poodle and golden retriever crosses - and two quarter horses from a rural property in Clearwater said senior animal protection officer Constable Kent Kokoska on the website.

Const. Kokoska said the badly neglected dogs were filthy and severely matted and were living in unacceptable conditions.

The horses were also being kept in substandard conditions and were severely matted, with cracked and chipped hooves. Two deceased dogs and one deceased calf were also found on the property.

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